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Brad Pitt has accused Angelina Jolie of seeking “to do harm” after selling her stake in their co-owned vineyard to a Russian oligarch, forcing him to partner with “an outsider with toxic associations and intentions”.

Brad Pitt has filed a new lawsuit against his ex-wife Angelina Jolie over the sale of his stake in their co-owned vineyard. Last October, Jolie reportedly sold her stake to Russian oligarch Yuri Shefler, owner of the Stoli vodka brand. Stoli, which was renamed from Stolichnaya, has already been boycotted in protest against the war …

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Russian space agency plans German X-ray telescope Space-Jack

A view of the eROSITA X-ray telescope before final packaging in its carbon fiber structure. Photo: MPE The Russian space agency has announced plans to unilaterally take control of a German telescope mounted on a Russian-built spacecraft. It’s a terrible, irresponsible idea, like even Russian scientists will admit. The German developer of the eROSITA telescope, …

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Saudi Arabia and OPEC could make up for lost Russian oil production as Biden visit looms

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) logo is seen at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Western sanctions have caused Russian production to plummet OPEC+ meets on Thursday and may address Russian production issue US diplomats worked on …

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Saudi Arabia ready to pump more oil if Russian production falls under ban

Saudi Arabia has signaled to Western allies that it is ready to increase oil production if Russian production falls significantly under the brunt of sanctions, according to five people familiar with the talks. The kingdom has resisted calls from the White House to accelerate production increases despite oil prices trades near $120 a barrel, the …

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India shows no signs of slowing down in Russian oil purchases

Russian crude flows to India expected to reach 3.36 million metric tons in May, according to Refinitiv estimates. This is nearly 9 times higher than the 2021 monthly average of 382,500 metric tons. Overall, the country has received 4.8 million metric tons of Russian oil at a discount since the Ukrainian War started, added Refinitiv. …

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